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Clearing Skies for Monday, More Severe Weather Late Week

After our severe weather episode yesterday, Monday morning is starting out chilly and raw with temperatures in the 40s and 50s and gusty northwest winds making it feel colder. Clouds should decrease by afternoon,…

Windy Sunday; Severe Weather Threat Over

The most intense core of storms have come and gone on this Sunday.   That said, a brief shower and thunderstorm can still pop up in a few spots before the day is done.   Gusty winds will continue into this evening. …

Heavy Storms Continuing

A tornado watch is in effect until 2pm edt this afternoon; the exception is Quitman, Randolph and Clay counties which are under a tornado watch until 4pm. Rain with embedded intense thunderstorms will continue to move eastward through the early…

Strong Sunday Storms

A tornado watch is in effect until 2pm edt for Georgia with the exception of Quitman, Randolph and Clay counties. Rain with embedded intense thunderstorms will continue to move eastward through the early afternoon hours before moving away.   Damaging wind…

Tornado and Severe Thunderstorm Warnings In Effect

WLTZ is tracking a severe thunderstorm capable of spawning a tornado over parts of Russell county, AL until 9:15 am cdt this morning.   A severe thunderstorm warning is also in effect for Harris, Muscogee and Chattahoochee counties until 10:30 am…

Tornado Warning Russell County

WLTZ is tracking a severe thunderstorm capable of spawning a tornado over parts of Russell county, AL until 9:15 am cdt this morning.   Said storm is moving toward the northeast at 35 mph and will be approaching portions of Chattahoochee…

Tornado Watch In Effect

A tornado watch is in effect until 9am cdt across Alabama, and until 2pm edt for Georgia, with the exception of Quitman, Randolph and Clay Rain with embedded intense thunderstorms will continue to move eastward this morning through the early…

Tornado Watch This Sunday Morning

A tornado watch is in effect until 9am cdt across Alabama this Sunday morning.  Additional watches and warnings are expected farther east. Rain with embedded intense thunderstorms will continue to move eastward this morning through the early afternoon hours before…

Severe Storms Set To Strike

A relatively calm weather pattern, despite the recent uptick in humidity, kick starts this weekend.  Unfortunately, it will not end that way. Clouds will win out over the amount of sunshine Saturday.  Nonetheless,…

Good Start to Weekend, Severe Weather Sunday

Happy Friday! A few clouds will be around for your TGIF, but we're not expecting any rainfall out of them with highs in the upper 70s to lower 80s. Saturday will be warmer and breezy ahead of a developing storm…

Fort Mitchell Pioneer Day

Fort Mitchell, a national historic landmark, is having its annual Pioneer Day on Saturday April 13, 2019, from 9 AM to 4 PM EST. The Fort is located at 561 Highway 165 in…

Sweaty Friday To Severe Sunday

Moderately higher humidity returned to the region today with additional warmth, and that trend will continue into this weekend.   Record high temperatures, which are in the low 90s, are not attainable, but sweat…

Warm End to Week, Stormy End to Weekend

After seeing the warmest day of the year so far yesterday with a high of 86 degrees officially at the Columbus Airport, we will come close to that again today with mostly sunny skies and highs into the lower to…

Dining for Charities Raises $7,709 for MercyMed

For the past couple of months, WLTZ morning show has featured restaurants, different businesses, spas and more to participate in our Dining for Charities. Our charity for the months of January and February was…

Gosh; It's Warm!

A tranquil, enjoyable mild night is upon us.  Enough said about that. Warm weather will continue to be the name of the game through Saturday.   Although patches of fog will dot the countryside…

A Sunny & Warm Wednesday

High pressure takes over today allowing for a dry and sunny day. As another system makes its way toward us from the west, a developing cold front will shoot a quick blast of energy…

Bright Wednesday

Our recent round of showers and thunderstorms is a memory.  In their wake, skies will clear and the humidity will take a bit of a dip. Patchy fog may kick start Wednesday; otherwise it's all about the sun. Although…

Don't Be Shady; Enjoy The Sun Wednesday

A shower and thunderstorm will remain on the prowl this evening before drier air mixes in from the north.   The end result will be clearing skies overnight and a dip in the humidity.…

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